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Brass Hardware Catalogue of John Ratcliff & Son

Auction:
2502
Lot:
379
Sold for:
$3,555$3,000

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2502
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
May 01, 2010 10:00AM

Description:

Brass Hardware Catalogue of John Ratcliff & Son, St. Paul's Square, Birmingham, circa 1834, inscribed on index page Radcliff [sic] & Son/ May 1834, 225 plates, some folding, most printed on both sides, clean and bright copy in original marbled boards with remnants of morocco spine, rebacked in brown calf; one half of plate 46 excised, previous owner's signature on (replaced) front end cover.
Estimate $800-1,200

Replaced front end cover with Ted Crom's name and address in pen, age consistent wear on cover.

Keywords

John Ratcliff, Paul's Square, Ted Crom, Book design, Bookbinding, Crom, Graphic design, Printing